Open offices are bad!

BD+C

Sensationalist noise abounds on “open offices.”. They decrease face-to-face conversation and increase email volume! They are loud and make it impossible to focus! They increase stress, sickness, sexism, and decrease security

Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

Business Facilities Blog

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International. Office Markets? office marketsRead: Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Coolest offices around the world

Geniebelt

We all know the boring offices that are plain, simple and doesn’t try to lift the spirits of the workers at all. At GenieBelt, we have done some research on interesting and cool offices around the world that you can take a look at, and maybe get inspired for your own office.

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Broom-Clad Backyard Office

Jetson Green

For professionals working from home a dedicated office space can be a real productivity booster. This interesting backyard office is certainly one such space. The architects jokingly call it Mission Control, and it became a necessary addition to the home office once children arrived.

The Ultimate Office Design Build Case Study – Us!

Commercial Construction

So it is with great pride that I announce the completion of our most successful Chicago design build office construction job to date – the new headquarters of Englewood Construction! for what we considered the ultimate office tenant renovation project.

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Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation

Business Facilities Blog

The alcohol beverage company will invest $31 million to create a new primary North America office at 3 World Trade Center, drawing 350 jobs to New York City. Read: Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sustainable Office in the Wilderness

Jetson Green

KantoorKaravaan is a sustainable and fully equipped office space, which is located far from the stressful hustle and bustle of the city. KantoorKaravaan in Dutch means “office caravan” and actually consists of several tiny offices. Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets.

An Awesome Towable Tiny Office

Jetson Green

Perhaps living in a tiny home isn’t quite feasible for most people, but I’m sure many entrepreneurs would appreciate their own tiny mobile office. They are advertising it as the perfect mobile office for startups or even as a portable music studio. Downsizing to a Mobile Office.

A Net Positive Office Building in Norway

ENR Construction

Skanska-built office building in Norway will return power to the grid

AEM Elects 2019 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced its 2019 officers, as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors. Officers and directors come from an industry cross-section and work cooperatively on behalf of the entire membership.

Offices of the Future Will Have Beds

Jetson Green

But regular, 9-to-5 office spaces have been changing too, with cubicles giving way to more open plan setups. Workbay Village is made up of custom-designed office pods, which were inspired by the so-called Workbays system of office dividers originally designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

Do open offices work?

BD+C

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon. Far from a fleeting fad, the open office layout is increasingly being adopted in the workplace and isn’t going away anytime soon.

Garden Shed Office Clad in Cork

Jetson Green

All in all, I would love to have a garden office like this. Tiny Studio That Works as an Office or Even a Home. Modern design cork cork cladding energy efficiency green building home office international modern architecture modern design natural insulation tiny home office wood

3D-printed office: Office of the Future

BD+C

The Office of the Future in Dubai represents the most audacious project to date. Dedicated in May 2016, the 2,600-sf, fully functioning office building kicked off Dubai’s strategy to make the city a 3D printing hub by 2030

Waterbury State Office Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

PC Construction Blog

Over 200,000 square feet of Vermont’s extensive Waterbury State Office Complex redevelopment and restoration project – the new office building and the historic core – has been awarded the U.S.

Project of the Year, Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Development Best Project: 1144 15th Street Office Building

ENR Construction

Completed in January, 1144 15th Street is Denver’s fourth-tallest office building

Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets

Jetson Green

A Tokyo based firm Hiroki Tominaga Atelier recently used them in a unique office space renovation. Hiroki Tominaga Atelier used 130 pallets of different sizes to create a light-filled and inviting 538 square foot office space. Modern Office Space Built From a Disused Trailer.

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Office construction could start slowing in 2019, report says

Construction Dive

The brisk pace of office construction has put some metros like Nashville in danger of overbuilding, according to Cushman & Wakefield

Planes Upcycled Into Garden Offices

Jetson Green

The firm Dappr Aviation’s Aeropod has come up with a very unique design for garden offices, sheds, bars or extra bedrooms. They are building these structures out of decommissioned planes by using parts of the fuselage as the main building block.

The open office isn't dead

BD+C

Open plan offices have their fair share of supporters and detractors. In a recent Harvard study , researchers are calling their efficacy into question

Downsizing to a Mobile Office

Jetson Green

The architectural firm Studio106 from New Zealand was recently faced with this question, when the renewal of their 1,022 sq ft (95 sq m) office space came up for review. They managed to keep the conversion costs low, and it only took them 7 days to create the office.

Amazon's Nashville offices win design committee approval

Construction Dive

The tech giant's operations center will occupy two towers in the $1 billion Nashville Yards complex

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities Blog

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Booz Allen Hamilton Business Incentives Employment Expansion Maryland Economic Development Montgomery County relocation Site Selection

MOSS Prefabricated Office Allows Employees to Work From Home

Jetson Green

As a way to cut down on daily commutes and encourage more people to work from home, Victor Vetterlein has designed Micro Office Systems Space (MOSS), a prefabricated home office powered by clean energy. They connect right into the main office.

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Vacant Jail Sheds Cells For Offices

ENR Construction

converts Madison Street Jail into home for county attorney’s office Maricopa County, Ariz.,

California budget includes $1.2B for new legislative offices

Construction Dive

The Capitol building's 66-year-old annex, which houses the governor's office, has safety and accessibility issues and will be demolished

Best Office - SOCAR Tower

ENR Construction

Builders of the SOCAR Tower overcame multiple challenges in designing and constructing the twisting, 40-story office tower to stand up to the sometimes harsh environment of the Azerbaijan Republic

Top 60 office engineering firms

BD+C

TOP 60 OFFICE ENGINEERING FIRMS. 2016 OFFICE REVENUE. COMPANY. AECOM. 255,200,000.

Vanair Doubles Office Space

Construction Equipment

This brings Vanair’s total production and office space to over 160,000 square feet. The new office space, located on Highway 12, Michigan City, IN, will provide capacity for increased manufacturing, training, support, service and leadership functions

JLL releases cost benchmark guide for office buildouts

Construction Dive

to build out office space Average square-foot build-out prices range from $120.18 to $216.07, with New York City being the most expensive place in the U.S.

Texas Lands New OKI Data Americas Office

Business Facilities Blog

OKI Data Americas will establish a new office in Irving, TX to support the company’s North American operations. With the establishment of its new office, the company will create more than 100 jobs, in addition to more than $3.5 (Photo: OKI Data Americas).

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5 top office construction projects from The Korte Company

The Korte Company

Getting office construction right is more than just creating appealing spaces. But in offices, function is at least as important. The Korte Company has kept that idea in mind for decades, delivering beautiful and functional spaces for a diverse range of office customers across the U.S.

Construction Operations: Field and Office Silos

Carol Hagen

This is particularly noticeable between preconstruction to operations and finance, and from field to office. So the way to break down the business silos would seem straightforward – combine the technologies and link the processes that are used in the office and field silos.”

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Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs

Business Facilities Blog

A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation. Read Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. office markets Workforce Development

AEM Announces 2018 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting

Improving Communication Field-to-Office and Office-to-Field

Unearth

This example highlights one important fact: communication between field and office needs to be consistent and comprehensive. Communication failures generally result in delays and rework. Unfortunately, they can also put lives at risk.

Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market

Business Facilities Blog

Global prime office rents showed the most growth in Europe, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s s new Global Prime Office Rents survey. Read Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured International CBRE Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Hong Kong office market prime office rents Site Selection Survey

Choosing You’re Company’s Office Space

Constructonomics

And while this is perfectly rational, you should spend a considerable amount of time determining where it is you want your office to be located. Can your employees afford to work and live where your office is located?

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